12-18 November 2018

Mini Miss

Rachel Daisy Ellis

Mini Miss (Rachel Daisy Ellis)


Filmed entirely from the perspective of a four-year-old, five young girls compete to be crowned Mini Miss Baby Brazil. The film provides a unique insight into children’s innate capacity for resistance in a world dominated by adult norms and desires.


Rachel Daisy Ellis was born in the UK. In  2004 she migrated to Recife, where she still lives and works. She has a Master's Degree in Social Policy and Planning from the London School of Economics, and she worked in international development until 2009. In 2010 she founded the Desvia Produções, and together with Gabriel Mascaro, cowrote and produced, Ventos de agosto (2014), screened at l'Alternativa.


  • Country Brazil
  • Year 2018
  • Format Digital
  • Running time 15 min
  • Image Colour
  • Language Portuguese
  • Subtitles Catalan, English
  • Production company Desvia Produções
  • Producer Rachel Daisy Ellis, Gabriel Mascaro
  • Screenplay Rachel Daisy Ellis
  • Photography Pedro Urano
  • Editor Rachel Daisy Ellis, Pedro Melo, Eva Randolph
  • Sound Victoria Franzan, Mauricio d'Orey
  • Contact films@desvia.com.br


True/False É Tudo Verdade - Prêmio Canal Brasil Sheffield Doc/Fest


Tuesday 13, 17.00 h — Auditori CCCB Friday 16, 19.15 h — Auditori CCCB
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